economy

Cities are the networks that are driving the nation’s economy, according to a Brookings Institution metropolitan policy expert.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A panel of state budget experts says state revenue continues to grow but at a slower pace than recent years which means lawmakers may need to show spending restraint in next year's state budget.

By 2040, 39 percent of the Omaha metro area’s population will be people of color.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate for October dropped to 3.4 percent.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economic outlook for rural areas of 10 states in the Plains and the West improved in November, but the monthly survey of bankers doesn't suggest much growth.

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An analysis by a West Des Moines company says a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa would provide an economic impact of $1.1 billion to the state during two years of construction.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new survey suggests economic growth in rural areas of Iowa, Nebraska and eight other Midwestern states will continue slowing down in the next few months.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states rose slightly in August, suggesting growth is ahead.

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